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Capitol Coverage: Personhood Proposal Impacts Colorado U.S. Senate Race

Posted: July 28, 2014 at 8:00 am by , in Capitol Coverage, Featured, Morning Magazine

Colorado voters this November will once again decide on an amendment that would give unborn babies the same constitutional and legal rights as a person. The measure is bringing out some familiar faces – and, as Bente Birkeland reports, it’s also impacting one of the closest U.S. senate races in the country.

Above photo: Opponents of a amendment 67 hold a rally at the state capitol. The amendment would give unborn babies the same constitutional and legal rights as a person

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Allen Franklin with the liberal group Progress Now Colorado attends a rally at the state capitol to kick off the no on amendment 67 campaign. He stands with a cutout of Republican Congressman Cory Gardner, who is running for U.S. Senate. Gardner used to support the personhood amendment, but now opposes it locally.

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